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Release date: 02/11/11
PORTLAND, OR – February 11, 2011 – Museum of Contemporary Craft was recently awarded several major grants as it prepares to launch its 75th anniversary celebration with the retrospective exhibition, Laurie Herrick: Weaving Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow on March 17, 2011.
Release date: 02/02/11
PORTLAND, OR – February 2, 2011 – Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) welcomes award-winning author, environmentalist and anarcho-primitivist Derrick Jensen to deliver the 2011 Edelman Lecture on Wednesday, March 9, 6:30 pm. Jensen’s narratives question the sustainability of our modern industrial civilization and suggest a radical return to communal agrarian life.
Release date: 12/07/10
PORTLAND, OR – December 7, 2010 – Pacific Northwest College of Art is pleased to present Between my head and my hand, there is always the face of death. in the Feldman Gallery + Project Space, an exhibition curated by the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art’s Visual Art Curator, Kristan Kennedy. Featuring work by international artists Amy Bessone, Grant Barnhart, Kaye Donachie, Merlin James, Tala Madani, Elena Pankova and Norbert Schwontkowski, Between my head and my hand, there is always the face of death. offers a contemporary look at figurative painting styles.
Release date: 12/06/10
December 6, 2010 – PORTLAND, OR – PNCA introduces its newest graduate program, the Master of Fine Arts in Collaborative Design, to commence in the Fall 2011 semester.
Release date: 10/20/10
October 20, 2010 – Portland, OR – Museum of Contemporary Craft is pleased to announce the appointment of curator Namita Wiggers to the American Craft Council Board of Trustees, a significant affiliation as the Museum approaches its 75th anniversary.
Release date: 10/13/10
PORTLAND, OR – October 13, 2010 – The Feldman Gallery at Pacific Northwest College of Art is pleased to present Wind, an exhibition of photographic works by Korean artist Jungjin Lee.
Pacific Northwest College of Art Announces Successful Close of College’s First Comprehensive Capital
Release date: 09/23/10
September 23, 2010 – PORTLAND, OR – The Board of Governors of Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) has announced that the first comprehensive fundraising campaign in the College’s history will close at the end of September, exceeding its $32 million goal.
Release date: 09/21/10
September 21, 2010 – PORTLAND, OR – Pacific Northwest College of Art is pleased to announce an upcoming exhibition of works by PNCA alumnus and faculty emeritus George Johanson ‘50. Seven Decades of Painting debuts a new painting entitled Waiting for the Parade (2010) together with a retrospective of works that span his career
Release date: 06/23/10
PORTLAND, OR – June 23, 2010 – Pacific Northwest College of Art is pleased to announce a new partnership with ZGF Architects LLP as part of its Centennial Campaign for PNCA+FIVE, a $32 million effort to raise funds for capital, public exhibitions, scholarships and endowment. The campaign, now in its final phase, has raised more than $31 million to date.
Release date: 06/18/10
PORTLAND, OR – June 18, 2010 – Museum of Contemporary Craft is pleased to announce the appointment of John P. Bishop as the new President of the Board of Directors.
Release date: 06/01/10
PORTLAND, OR – June 1, 2010 – The Feldman Gallery at Pacific Northwest College of Art is proud to present an exhibition of selected prints from the collection of art patron and collector Jordan Schnitzer.
Release date: 05/18/10
PORTLAND, OR — May 18, 2010 — Pacific Northwest College of Art will proudly confer degrees to the graduating class of 2010 at the Commencement Ceremony to be held on May 23 at Tiffany Center.
Release date: 05/10/10
PORTLAND, OR—May 10, 2010—On Saturday, May 8, Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) held its 8th annual Gala, coined by Portland Monthly as the “swingingest art party in Portland!”
Release date: 04/22/10
PORTLAND, OR—April 22, 2010—Museum of Contemporary Craft (MoCC) is pleased to announce that it has recently been awarded the two largest exhibition grants in the institution’s history.
Release date: 04/08/10
PORTLAND, OREGON – April 8, 2010 – Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) is pleased to announce that the College has approved a new Contemporary Animated Arts BFA program, the first of its kind in the United States, to begin in the Fall 2010 semester.
Release date: 03/17/10
Portland, OR–March 17, 2010–Pacific Northwest College of Art is proud to host internationally respected journalists and design critics, Julie Lasky and Ernest Beck, who will visit Portland as part of the PNCA/Cyan PDX Cultural Residency Program. During their visit, Lasky and Beck will participate in three public events including a Bright Lights Discussion in collaboration with Portland Monthly; 3BY10 Series with the IDSA Oregon Chapter/Art Institute of Portland and a Personal Design in Green Space celebration at Cyan PDX.
Release date: 03/16/10
PORTLAND, OREGON – March 16, 2010 – PNCA hosts The Great Recession, an exhibition of new work by Michael Mandiberg, exploring the psychic implications of this most recent burp by the American economy, late capitalism, gold hoarding and the end of an empire. Mandiberg employs thematically linked sculptures, videos and images to investigate these issues that are so prevalent in modern life.
Release date: 03/03/10
PORTLAND, OR—MARCH 3, 2010—Through this exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Craft asks “What is the relationship between craft and the Land Art Movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s?”
Release date: 03/02/10
PORTLAND, OREGON – March 2, 2010 – Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) is pleased to announce that the College was recently appointed to nominate undergraduate students for the Princess Grace Film Award, joining the company of Cal Arts, Bard, Brown, Art Institute of Chicago, Columbia, Stanford, Tisch NYU, and RISD.
Release date: 02/16/10
PORTLAND, OR – February 16, 2010 – Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) is proud to present molecular biologist and public domain plant breeder Alan M. Kapuler Ph.D., to deliver the 2010 Edelman Lecture on Tuesday, March 2, 6:30 pm. Kapuler is the President of Peace Seeds and the Co-Founder and retired Research Director of Seeds of Change, one of the world’s leading providers of organic seeds.
Release date: 02/02/10
PORTLAND, OR – February 10, 2010 – Museum of Contemporary Craft is pleased to announce that the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation awarded the Museum with a $40,000 Arts and Culture Grant. The grant supports Museum of Contemporary Craft’s integration with the Pacific Northwest College of Art by providing funds to build capacity in the areas of fundraising, audience development, and memberships.
Release date: 02/04/10
PORTLAND, OR – Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) and Etsy.com today announce their intentions to develop an ongoing relationship to foster opportunities and offer support for the local Do-It-Yourself craft community. This new relationship — the first ongoing commitment for Etsy with a school of art and design — seems appropriate in Portland, Oregon, nationally recognized as the hub of American DIY youth culture enriched by PNCA’s vibrant student body and alumni community.
Release date: 01/29/10
PORTLAND, OR– Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) is currently conducting a focused institutional self-study for the College’s regional accreditation agency the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).
Release date: 01/13/10
PNCA hosts the West Coast premiere of Signs of Change: Social Movement Cultures 1960s to Now, featuring hundreds of posters, photographs, moving images, audio clips, and ephemera that bring to life over 40 years of activism, political protest, and campaigns for social justice. Curated by Dara Greenwald and Josh MacPhee as part of Exit Art’s Curatorial Incubator, this important and timely exhibition surveys the creative work of dozens of international social movements.
Release date: 12/04/09
PORTLAND, OR—December 4, 2009—Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) announced today that since July 2009 more than $200,000 in gifts and pledges from foundations, busi- nesses and individuals have been made to benefit Museum of Contemporary Craft (MoCC).
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